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199
5.81%
3.38stars
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Nebraska Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This metric is is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of quality of care.

B+
5.81%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that have had a fall leading to major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating our nursing grades.

B-
4.73%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it can be difficult to compare between facilities due to nursing homes having differing reporting standards.

B-
3.93%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This statistic gauges the percent of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such medications are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more patients suffering from cognitive disorders.

B-
16.76%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.

B+
18.39%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who are exhibiting signs of depression.

B
3.86%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is the percent of patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.

B
93.69%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.

B
15.01%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percentage of residents that were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a good sign for residents' well-being.

B+
18.83%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

B
1.64

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.

B-
18.83

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This metric measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to gauge the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.

B+
7.95

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This datapoint measures the percentage of short-term patients who saw functional improvements.

B+
76.14%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nebraska's
Nursing Home Quality
B+
B+
Long-Term Care
A-
Inspection Reports
B+
Nurse Quality
B
Short-Term Care
More information about Nebraska
Number of Hospitals: 91
Number of Dialysis facilities: 40
Number of Medicaid beds: 14,794

Best Nurse Quality

  1. Tabitha at the Landing
  2. Henderson Care Center
  3. Hirest Care Center
  4. Fairview Manor
  5. Gateway Senior Living
Nebraska is ranked as the 12th best state in the nation for nurse quality.

Best Short Term Care

  1. Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City
  2. Hirest Country Estates-Cottages
  3. Brookestone Meadows Rehabilitation and Care Center
  4. Chi Health St Francis
  5. Brookestone Village
Nebraska is ranked as the 30th best state in the nation for short term care.

Best Long Term Care

  1. Crestview Nursing & Residential Living
  2. Pleasant View Care Center
  3. The Ambassador Omaha
  4. Tabor Manor Care Center
  5. Fairview Manor
Nebraska is ranked as the 13th best state in the nation for long term care.

Best Health Inspection Rating

  1. Brookestone Gardens
  2. Rock County Hospital Long Term Care
  3. St Joseph's Hillside Villa
  4. Crestview Nursing & Residential Living
  5. Clarkson Community Care Center
Nebraska is ranked as the 20th best state in the nation for inspection ratings.

Nebraska cities

City # of Nursing Homes # of Dialysis within 10 miles # of Hospitals within 10 miles Average Nursing Home Rating
Aurora2 0 1
B
Beatrice2 1 0
A-
Bellevue1 11 10
A-
Blair2 0 1
B+
Central City2 0 1
B+
Columbus3 1 1
B+
David City2 0 1
B+
Elkhorn2 6 4
B
Fairbury2 0 0
A
Falls City2 0 0
C
Fremont3 1 1
A
Grand Island5 2 1
B
Holdrege2 0 1
B+
Kearney5 1 1
A-
Lincoln13 6 4
A
Milford2 0 1
B-
Nebraska City2 0 1
B
Norfolk2 1 1
A+
North Platte3 1 1
B-
Omaha22 18 13
B
Papillion3 14 10
A-
Scottsbluff2 1 1
C
South Sioux City2 4 3
B
Wahoo2 0 1
A-